March 12, 2019 – March 13, 2019
The DSTAC is an advisory committee to the IHS Director, established to provide leadership, advocacy and policy guidance. The Advisory Committee holds quarterly meetings to confer with the IHS Director on current activities, policy changes and program updates.
Event Sponsor: IHS
Who Should Attend: DSTAC Members
Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes
INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE
DIRECT SERVICE TRIBES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DSTAC) – 2nd Qtr Meeting
March 12-13, 2019
Conference Call #: 866-758-5378 Participant passcode: 8190280#
Meeting Room: TBD
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks & Welcome
Chairman Nicolas Barton, DSTAC
RADM Michael Weahkee, IHS Principal Deputy Director
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes Update
Roselyn Tso, Director, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes, IHS
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Tribal Consultation Update
Benjamin Smith, Deputy Director for Intergovernmental Affairs
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
IHS Budget Update
Ann Church, Acting Director, Office of Finance & Accounting, IHS
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
IHS Strategic Plan Update
Robert Pittman, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Public Health Support
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Office of Quality Updates
Jonathan Merrell, Deputy Director for Quality Health Care, IHS
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
National Indian Health Board Update
Sooner Davenport, Policy Coordinator, Direct Service Tribes Specialist, NIHB
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Purchased/Referred Care Update
CDR John Rael, Director, Office of Resource Access & Partnerships
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Veteran Administration – Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Update
Wilbur Woodis, Senior Policy Analyst, External Affairs, IHS